2012 Angelus, 12x750ml

2012 Angelus, 12x750ml

Availability: 4 weeks

Case size: 12 / Bottle size: 750ml

Duty Status
From £4,197.00

Critics Score: 94

Publication: Neal Martin, Wine Advocate

Drinking Dates: 2022 - 2050

Tasted blind as a vintage comparison at the Valandraud vertical, the 2012 Angelus has a forward and generous bouquet of mulberry, boysenberry, orange rind and slithers of tangerine. It is undoubtedly detailed and energetic, a subtle marine scent surfacing with continued aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with rounded and supple tannin, slightly honeyed in texture yet with a keen line of acidity running through it. Impressive body and mass, yet primal, surly and broody. Perhaps only now is it starting to flex its muscles. This is a well crafted and opulent Saint Emilion with a long future ahead and it may warrant a higher score in the future. Those who cellar this for over a decade will see this in full flight. Tasted December 2016.
2012 Angelus, 12x750ml